Town Centre real estate guide & listings for sale
Town Centre is relatively quiet, as there are few people out and about on the streets; however those who are near the railway line or Highway 401 may experience more noise. Green spaces are spread out sporadically, which makes them very difficult to access from a large number of locations in this area.
Town Centre is a fairly convenient part of Pickering for moving around by public transit. More precisely, there are approximately 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most residences. On the other hand, moving around by bicycle is challenging in this area as the cycling network is not very comprehensive, and there are a fair number of hills for cyclists to brave. Travelling by foot in Town Centre is not very common, although meeting day-to-day needs is easy by walking. However, the car is usually the best approach to get around in Town Centre. The city block layout is quite well suited for driving, and it is very convenient to park.
The majority of dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Town Centre, and the rest are mainly townhouses. About one third of properties in this area were constructed in the 1990s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Homeowners occupy around three quarters of the properties in Town Centre while the rest are rented.
The closest grocery store in Town Centre is generally only a short walk away. Furthermore, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. Residents can find a good number of nearby clothing stores. Regarding education, families will find that no matter where their home is located in Town Centre, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, there are no high schools in this part of the city.